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En Banc Petition Materials in St. Regis Mohawk Tribe v. Mylan Pharmaceuticals

Here: En Banc Petition States Amicus Brief University of Minnesota Brief University of New Mexico Amicus Brief Prior posts here.

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Additional Amicus Briefs Supporting Tribes In Culverts Case

Here: ncai amicus brief fishermans associations amicus brief warm springs et al amicus brief daniel j. evans amicus brief

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Amicus Briefs in Support of Tribes in Culverts Case

The first two amicus briefs in support of tribes have been filed– one on behalf of current and former state and local officials, here and one on behalf of property law, federal Indian law and natural resources law professors, here.

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Amicus Brief in Support of Shinnecock Indian Nation Land Claims Cert Petition

Here: 15-1215acFederalIndianLawProfessors Petition here.

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Gila River Indian Community Letter to NACDL re: Bryant Amicus Brief

Here: NACDL US v Bryant 04-15-16 An excerpt: I am writing to you to express the Gila River Indian Community’s concerns regarding the Brief Amici Curiae of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and Experienced Tribal Court Litigators in Support of … Continue reading

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United South and Eastern Tribes Amicus Brief in Support of the Tribal Petitioners against NLRB

Here is the USET brief in Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe v. NLRB: USET Amicus in Support of Tribal Petitions This one is substantially the same as USET’s brief in the Little River Band of Ottawa Indians Tribal Government v. NLRB case.

Posted in Author: Matthew L.M. Fletcher, gaming, Labor Relations, Michigan Indian, Research, Supreme Court | Tagged , , , , , ,

Ute Mountain Ute & State of Colorado File Joint Amicus Brief in Support of Tribal Cert Petitions in NLRB Cases

Here is the brief: Final CO-UMUT Amicus Cert Petition – Saginaw Chippewa and LRB

Posted in Author: Matthew L.M. Fletcher, Labor Relations, Michigan Indian, Research, Supreme Court, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , ,

Complete Listing of Amicus Briefs Supporting Respondent in Dollar General v. Mississippi Choctaw

Here: amicus_merits_us ACLU Amicus Brief  13-1496bsacPuyallupTribeOfIndians 13-1496 Amici Brief States 13-1496 bsac Historians and Legal Scholars 13-1496bsacNationalCongressOfAmericanIndiansEtAl 13-1496bsacNationalIndigenousWomensResourceCenter 13-1496 bsac Cherokee Nation et al These briefs are also available at our regular page of background materials on the case, along … Continue reading

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Ninth Circuit Sitting En Banc Rules in Favor of Big Lagoon Rancheria in Gaming Dispute with California

Here is the opinion in Big Lagoon Rancheria v. State of California: 10-17803 From the court’s syllabus: The en banc court affirmed the district court’s summary judgment in favor of a tribe that alleged that the State of California had … Continue reading

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Big Lagoon En Banc Oral Argument Materials

Here is “Small Native American Tribe and U.S. Duke It Out at the 9th Circuit.” This seems like a misleading headline since the tribe and Feds were on the same side. In short, argument seemed to go well for tribal … Continue reading

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